Lecture: Pope Francis and the Holy See - Laudato Si' and the Vatican's Global Influence


Location: Eck Visitors Center Auditorium

U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See Kenneth Hackett will discuss the nature of the Holy See’s diplomatic work and the impact of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’. What does Pope Francis say in Laudato Si’? What challenges does he face as he makes reforms in the Holy See and the Church worldwide? How has the U.S. responded to his call to care for the environment?

This event, which is organized and sponsored by the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD), is free and open to the public. For more details about the lecture visit NDIGD.